Stories tagged: Local elections
Wed., Dec. 19, 2012, 10:17 a.m.
Hearing on voting rights turns partisan
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and Republicans sparred Wednesday over whether voter ID laws, attempts to purge voter rolls and restricted early voting were legitimate efforts to stop fraud or …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012, 1:46 p.m.
Jockeying under way to replace Rep. Jackson Jr.
CHICAGO (AP) — The jockeying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. began before the ink was dry on the former congressman’s resignation letter. Among those expressing an interest: Chicago aldermen, a …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2012, 1:40 p.m.
House race in South Fla., 7 other contests drag on
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Election Day has come and gone and Republican Rep. Allen West is still fighting for votes — in the courtroom. West, the freshman tea …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2012, 2:38 p.m.
Despite storm damage, election officials hopeful
NEW YORK (AP) — Power generators are being marshaled, polling locations moved and voting machines hurriedly put into place as officials prepare to hold an national election in storm-ravaged sections …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2012, 2:31 p.m.
Storm-wracked states prepare for Election Day
NEW YORK (AP) — Election officials were ordering generators, moving voting locations and figuring out how to transport poll workers displaced from coastal areas as Tuesday’s presidential election became the …
Thu., Oct. 11, 2012, 4:20 p.m.
Mont. Indians sue over lack of election services
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Fifteen Native Americans are suing state and county officials over a lack of election services on three Montana reservations, saying their inability to vote early or …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2012, 8:39 a.m.
Miami-based Venezuelans to vote in New Orleans
MIAMI (AP) — By bus and car, commercial flight and charter, U.S.-based Venezuelans are traveling en masse to New Orleans in the coming days, spending hundreds of dollars and in …
Fri., Sept. 28, 2012, 8:41 a.m.
Voter registration problems widening in Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — What first appeared to be an isolated problem in one Florida county has now spread statewide, with election officials in nine counties informing prosecutors or state …
Mon., Sept. 24, 2012, 12:50 a.m.
South Carolina voter ID gets judges’ scrutiny
WASHINGTON (AP) — Recognizing this year’s elections are just a few weeks away, a panel of three federal judges questioned on Monday whether South Carolina should wait until 2014 to …